Law Enforcement Train on Use of Dogs on Boats and on ORVs

Multiple law enforcement agencies were in Moses Lake for training of K9 officers being hosted by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. Grant County Deputy Kyle Foreman says it’s important to get the dogs comfortable on a variety of vehicles. “The training involves getting the dogs comfortable and familiar with riding…


First Arrest Made in Attempted Robbery, Shooting in North Moses Lake

From a press release: A 30-year-old Moses Lake woman is the first to be arrested in connection to an August 28 shooting in the Larson/North Moses Lake community. Crystal Cruz Mabry was arrested by Grant County detectives on September 2 on charges of first degree robbery, first degree assault, reckless endangerment…


Body of Missing Man Found in Soap Lake

The body of Michael Clark, a Colville Tribal member who went missing last month, was found in Soap Lake Friday evening. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says kayakers found the body and contacted law enforcement. An autopsy by Grant County coroner Craig Morrison was inconclusive due to the condition of…



UPDATE–Grant County Suspect in Custody

UPDATE–SUSPECT CAPTURED Alfredo Silva was taken into custody just after 12 noon today after he was traced to a home on Junes Court in Ephrata. Kyle Foreman with the Grant County Sheriff’s Department said Officers with the U.S. Marshall’s Service, Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Ephrata Police Department surrounded the…


Watershed Tops 50 Incidents Requiring Sheriffs Deputies

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to 52 calls at the Watershed music festival over the weekend.  They list nine assaults, three minor traffic collisions, and three trespassers among the list. There were also four people injured by a large firework tossed into a crowd near the food…


Grant County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Two After Ephrata-Area Accident

From a GCSO Release – At approximately 3:30am August 1st, two male subjects, apparently trying to hide a stolen car after crashing it, called for medical assistance complaining of injuries they said were received in an assault. Stolen credit cards, an illegal firearm, as well as a spent bullet casing…


Mansfield Road Fire Contained Quickly

A fast-moving fire near Crescent Bar and Highway 28 is under control according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. Level 1 evacuation notices are in place for residents of Mansfield Road. The fire was about 50 acres in size at the last report. Washington State Patrol says the fire was…


Grant County Sheriffs Office Releases Paradiso Contact Numbers

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has released some final numbers from the Paradiso Festival at the Gorge. Counter-drug operations resulted in the arrest of 30 dealers and 80-plus criminal charges filed. We also seized 2,000 Molly pills plus a bunch of cocaine, LSD, ketamine, and mushrooms. The agency says they…


Moses Lake Has Much Quieter Memorial Day Weekend

The Grant County Sheriffs Office says Memorial Day at Moses Lake was pretty calm this year. They estimate that 6,500 people attended the popular destination for the long weekend. There were 26 alcohol violations and seven yellow zone violations and three folks without a helmet. Other than that there was…